Hope For Youth

HFY Partners with LIU Post’s Nutrition and Dietetic Program

Working with Nutrition and Dietetic students, of LIU Post’s Department of Biomedical, Health and Nutritional Sciences, HFY had developed for it’s group homes, educational culinary material. The expansion of our healthy eating initiative is supported by Whole Foods Market Community Giving Program. We were fortunate to have been selected to be the recipient of their Long Island Community Giving Day, 2019.

The LIU Post students developed menus and shopping lists for our residential programs, recipes too, and materials for food education. Raising awareness of available food choices, healthy portions, establishing and maintaining healthy body images, are all goals of our staff, for our youth. A healthy snack cabinet in each kitchen, in every group home! HFY is looking forward to continuing the relationship in the fall and having workshops conducted with our youth culinary program, and foster parents too.